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>>> praying for a miracle. still no sign of life for four miners trapped in a west virginia mine for more than a day and a half. >>> targeting terror. the u.s. government approves the killing of an american cleric. >>> and body on board. two women are caught trying to sneak a dead man onto an airplane. sneak a dead man onto an airplane. >> he wasn't dead. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm michelle gielan. they're praying for a miracle in west virginia this morning. a desperate effort is under way to reach four missing miners trapped by monday's coal mine explosion. the blast killed at least 25 miners. rescue crews are drilling shafts to vent deadly gases but they don't expect to break through until late today. terrell brown is in montcoal, west virginia with more. good morning, terrell. >> reporter: good morning to you. we saw a number of fire trucks racing back toward that coal mine this morning. apparently there was a brushfire on or near the property. no word this morning on how serious that was. meanwhile rescuers continue to work to save t
>>> tragedy. 25 dead, four still missing in a west virginia coal mine in the worst u.s. mining disaster in decades. >>> tiger's take. tiger woods prepares for the masters after facing the media at augusta. >> i take full responsibility for what i've done and i don't take that lightly. >>> and on top of the world. duke's blue devils beat the butler bulldogs for their fourth ncaa title. >> and duke is the king of the dance 2010. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, april 6th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, april 6th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. a coal mine explosion in west virginia has killed at least 25 miners at a coal mine with a history of safety issues. it's the worst mine disaster in this country since 1984. at least four other miners are missing, trapped more than 1,000 feet underground. the rescue operations at the upper big branch mine have been suspended due to a buildup of methane gas. the explosion struck the mine yesterday afternoon. steve dunlop has more. >> reporter: siren
>>> digging in. the last ditch effort to rescue four missing west virginia coal miners. >> i believe that families are relieved and knowing that this process is starting which the end will be near. >>> back in the swing. tiger woods doesn't miss a beat in his return to competitive golf. >>> and family reunion. two neighbors in canada find out they have a lot in common. >> would have a been exceptional, but across the road is something amazing. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 9th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, april 9th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. this morning, rescue crews are making a last ditch mad dash into that west virginia coal mine to look for four trapped miners. they were buried by an explosion monday that killed 25 others. it terrell brown is in naoma, west virginia with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: michelle, good morning to you. a decision had to be made soon. time is running out to potentially save the lives of those four missing miners. and in the mid
virginia mine disaster. >>> and orphan uproar. a tennessee woman returns her adopted russian son because of what she says are behavioral problems. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 12th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 12th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. the president hosts a two day nuclear security summit beginning today in washington. representatives from 47 countries will attend. the largest gathering of world leaders hosted by the u.s. since the 1945 conference that founded the u.n. the goal? keeping nuclear weapons away from terrorist organizations like al qaeda. tara mergener is in washington with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. that's right, the focus here is preventing nuclear terrorism and this is said to be an unprecedented call for action. president obama wants to make sure nuclear weapons don't end up in the wrong hands. >> the single biggest threat to u.s. security for short term, medium term and long term would be the possibility of the terrorist organizatio
tomorrow on that deadly west virginia mine explosion. on sunday, president obama and vice president biden attended a memorial service for the 29 miners in buckley, west virginia. the president told the miners' families that he would work for safer mining work environments. >> we cannot bring back the 29 men we lost. they're with the lord now. our task here on earth is to save lives from being lost in another such tragedy. to do what we must do individually and collectively to assure safe conditions underground. >>> gl. >> a preliminary report says the cause of the blast was a buildup of methane gas or coal dust. >>> before he traveled to west virginia, the president was in north carolina. an armed man who was spotted at the airport as the president was leaving is under arrest. 23-year-old joseph sean mcvey of ohio was charged with a misdemeanor. police saw mcvey in a parking lot getting out of his car with a side arm. he was not near the president's plane, which had just departed. authorities said he had formulas for rifle scopes. he's being held on a $100,000 bail. >>> they're close, but
. rescue crews plan to enter a west virginia coal mine this morning to search for four missing miners. >>> and tee time. tiger woods returns to golf today at the masters as nike releases a new commercial using the voice of his late father. >> did you learn anything? >> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, april 8, >> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, april 8, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. we begin this morning with another airline security scare. this time what appears to have been a very bad joke triggered a bomb scare on board a united airlines flight. the jet landed safely. the passengers are fine. and no explosives were found. >> reporter: emergency vehicles surrounded united flight 663 when it landed in denver about 7:00 last night. the 757 with 163 people on board was traveling from washington to denver when the trouble began. a man identified as a low level diplomat from cutter apparently tried to sneak a smoke in the bathroom. when he was confronted by the flight crew, he reportedly quipped that
changes in washington. >> reporter: the virginia side of the potomac river is as close as gun laws would allow these demonstrators to get to where they most want their message heard, the white house and capitol hill. critics worry that guns at rallies and inflammatory rhetoric could lead to violence. >> they've mixed the gun message with this anti-health care and anti-tax message, so that it seems that like guns are sort of a defense against this tyrannical government that's overreaching. >> reporter: the so-called open carry rallies have been cropping up around the country. not all gun rights groups think they're a good idea. some steered clear. and made the same political points -- >> we've got to take this country back from the socialists running congress. >> reporter: -- at a larger unarmed second amendment rally at the washington monument. joel brown, cbs news, arlington, virginia. >>> new details are out about a school spying case in pennsylvania. a suburban philadelphia school district is acknowledging that it secretly took 56,000 images from school laptops issued to students. one
in. there is a possibility that the volcano in iceland could spew more ash. >>> west virginia is considering regulations in response to the worst coal mining disaster in 40 years. they say changes are needed to prevent another accident again. some of the proposals require barometerrer thes at all coal mine and more methods for methane protection. >>> we say good morning to howard bernstein. >> we need the rain. it has been dry. in some places already knocking inside the home. some showers to the west and southwest. some of the stuff in martinsburg area. these are light to moderate showers. this area of moisture coming from the southwest to the northeast. it is coming up the shenandoah valley there heavier to charlottesville on i-64 and coming in west of fredericksburg, as well. this will increase throughout the morning. temperatures are milder than yesterday. 40s to low 50s. we sit at 54. but we will not see a lot of movement thanks to the showers and the cloud cover. grab the rain gear. highs 60 to 61. angie is off this morning but kris sneed is in the traffic center. >>> we
a woman in alexandria, virginia. it happened on monday night east of the king street metro stop. officers say the man grabbed think victim and threatened her with a box cutter. he forced her to an alley and raped the 22-year-old woman. >>> we say good morning to howard bernstein. do i need my umbrella. >> no but you need patience. you can see the showers from yesterday pulling away. we have a dense fog advisory in affect north and west of town. west of 95, you are in the dense fog advisory and some visibilities are down to zero in martinsburg, frederick, gaithersburg. parts of montgomery, fairfax, loudoun, frederick counties, really patchy dense fog there. give yourself a little extra time. temperatures up north have dropped in the 30s. that helped to squeeze out the moisture. mid-30s in martinsburg. 48 at national. today we are looking at the morning fog but partly to mostly sunny. nicer than yesterday but cool with temperatures low to mid- 60s south. >>> all right. so far so good outside. don't have to deal with the nuclear security summit this morning. that's probably the best story. i
's the stories we are following today. today brian betts will be buried in manassas, virginia. the shaw middle school principal was found murdered last thursday. 2,000 mourners attended a public wake last night. rescue planes scoured the gulf of mexico. they are searching for any sign of missing workers afterren explosion and fire on an oil rig on tuesday night. 115 people don't off the rig safely. it is unknown what caused the accident. >>> president obama heads to new york to push for an overhaul of financial rules. he will deliver his first major address on the financial melt down since last spring. howard bernstein has called in the marines to help him get the forecast for us. good morning, howard. and good morning phillip. >> it is not just earth day it is a take your child to work day. he was up bright and early with us. how bad was the fog driving in? >> i could not see at all. >> there's a good reason for that. a dense fog advisory is in affect. we a what had what yesterday that helped to cause the fog. >> condensation. >> that's right. visibilities down to zero in frederick, gaithersb
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time finding their way out. >>> in west virginia, the owner of the coal mine where 29 miners died is trying to settle with their families. the blast april 5th was the worst u.s. coal mine disaster in 40 years. and several families are suing. the daughter of one of the victims says the massey energy company is offering each family $3 million. massey has not confirmed that report. >>> the l.a. based insurance company criticized by president obama for a big proposed rate hike has a backed down. anthem blue cross wanted to boost rates for californians by up to 39%. anthem withdrew the proposal yesterday after its parent company, wellpoint, announced a 51% jump in first quarter profits. >>> the pda has approved a new kind of drug for prostate cancer that uses the body's own immune system to fight the disease. it's called provenge and dr. sanjay gupta explains how it works. >> reporter: the treatment will be taylor may for each patient. immune cells will be taken from a patient, they'll be shipped to this lab in new jersey and mixed with a protein found in prostate cancer. those immune
, virginia. >>> a man went from minimum wage to a multimillionaire overnight. 29-year-old chris shaw won this week's power ball lottery jackpot worth a whopping $258 million. he purchased the winning ticket at the convenience store where he works as a clerk. yesterday shaw, who until recently had only $29 in his bank account, said he planned to use his winnings to take care of business. >> pay off some debts first, you know. that's the first thing 37 got some electric bill and gas bill and stuff like that to pay for. i'm just a regular guy, work paycheck to paycheck. >> shaw is also considering buying a new hot rod, boat and taking his three children and his girlfriend's into childrtwoo disney world. >>> this morning on "the early show," a live interview with chris shaw. i'm emily smith. and tortilla strips. h, add grilled chicken, and finish it with crispy quesadilla wedges. the quesadilla explosion salad is part of our entree plus an appetizer pairings for $9.99. pick one of our 16 entrees, like baby-back ribs or honey chipotle chicken crispers. then choose an appetizer -- all for just
the night, recovery crews worked to remove the remaining victims from that west virginia coal mine disaster. a memorial service was held at the state capitol yesterday for 29 victims of last week's explosion. the blast was the worst coal mining disaster in this country since 1970. federal officials arrived yesterday. the mine has racked up a string of safety violations. >>> that tennessee woman who adopted a russian boy and then sent him back isn't talking. the boy was sent back to russia on a plane by himself last week. torry hansen wrote a note claiming the 7-year-old is mentally unstable and violent. hansen says she won't talk unless charges are filed. >> that's the only way we'll get to talk to her it looks like. so i guess we're kind of getting our hand forced here and that's the only thing i know to do at this point. >> but no federal laws have been broken, so it's up to local officials to press charges. there are allegations of abuse, but the boy's back in russia. russian has threatened to suspend all adoptions with the u.s. >>> the acting president in poland is naming replacements f
that's what we are waking up to. no surprise if you are traveling the beltway in virginia be careful around the exit by 95, 395, 236, little river and 66. as we take you over to 270 northbound at i-370 you will lose the left center lane and the left lane because of roadwork there. and 95 southbound at 198 we have more construction on 101. watch for roadwork near the powder mill exit. back to you. >>> former first lady laura bush is revealing a side of her most people have never seen. once described as the anti- hillary who stands by her man quietly, she is dishing back in a memoir. it is entitled "spoken from the heart "and it is speaking to people who haven't even read it. >> i don't think i will slow down too much but maybe i will. >> reporter: that was last november in a cbs "early show" interview and laura bush is still not yielding in her memoir "spoken from the heart. " she describes the fatal wreck she was involved in at the age of 17. she writes the whole time i was praying the person in the other car was alive. that other person was her high school classmate mike douglas. he
monument. joel brown, cbs news, arlington, virginia. >>> new details are out about a school spying case in pennsylvania. a suburban philadelphia school district is acknowledging that it secretly took 56,000 images from school laptops issued to students. one student is suing the district. he charges that the school improperly took pictures of him sleeping in bed and half dressed. a lawyer for the district says none of the images appear inappropriate. >>> straight ahead, your tuesday morning weather. >>> and in sports, lebron james comes up big in nba playoff crunch time. [ male announcer ] looks clean, doesn't it? but look below the surface. your mouth is no different. brushing leaves teeth looking clean, but millions of plaque and gingivitis germs are left behind. a quick 30-second rinse with listerine® antiseptic cleans deeper. [ boom! ] its unique penetrating formula destroys germs [ boom! ] brushing leaves behind. [ sighs ] [ male announcer ] ...for the deepest clean and the healthiest mouth. listerine®. clean deeper. get healthier. still haven't tried activia? listen to this story
northbound. virginia overall you are okay. the beltway near route 50 from the wilson bridge past 95. smooth sailing. >>> safety starts at home you may not realize there are hazards inside. take a note of recalled products you may have hanging around. lesli foster has more. >> reporter: these rollup blinds may compliment your home but pose a deadly hazard. >> your child can get their head stuck in here and it is a strangulation hazard or a loop can come off and it is basically a noose. >> reporter: they called 25,000 of the oriental string cord blinds. call the company for a repair kid. no children died after falling through these wood gates but several were hurt. >> the slats can detach or breaks. >> reporter: and gund will replace these, too. crate and barrel water bottles have been recalled because they can break. >> there are four people that have been cut when those glass bottles have shattered on them. >> reporter: once again the cpsc wants parents to know draw strings are a no no on children's clothing. that's why this expensive coat. >> it gets stuck on the bus door, on a slide if th
the right and center lane. 495 in virginia looks like we have lingering construction around route 50, 236 and telegraph road near those exits. and in maryland the outer loop is okay but the inner loop at kenilworth we have construction going on so be careful. back to you. the redskins open their first mini camp with mike shanahan tomorrow. but yesterday they took part in a different kind of camp. sara walsh was there. >> your washington redskins, london fletcher. >> reporter: the redskins pro bowler wasn't displaying tough nosed tackles but embracing something more important, the opportunity to help others. >> seeing their excitement and enthusiasm about going through the drills and meeting us. i had a great time [ applause ] >> reporter: fletcher, along with nearly a dozen other big names were on hand at catholic university to run drills with 75 athletes from the special olympics. >> come on. >> the clinic is run every year in conjunction with the nfl players gala and j.b. award. >> for me to give back it is magnitude of what i have been blessed to do. it makes me feel great. >> days lik
areas seeing the winds die off. mid-30s in manassas, virginia. lower 40s in many areas. even taphannock they are 36 in the northern neck. highs today 65. average is up to 67, 68. cool to start. grab a jacket. >> grab it. i feel like that's how it has been all weekend. >> it was. >> it is april. i had frost on my windshield yesterday morning. >>> we have construction going on this morning. maryland ramp 201 to the outer loop. right now it is closed trying to access that beltway. we will keep you posted and let you know when it opens up. they are in the clearing stages. and inner loop between 66 and little river not able to access that little river ramp. it will be closed until 5:00 a.m. more on this coming up. >>> a dozen high school students in our region will soon help to teach their peers. they have been selected from 100 young people who competed in an essay test. it is a secret young people want to share. >> i shine as i know how to stand up for what is right. >> a story about autism. >> the number of those in need. >> an examination of the illegal organ trade, examples of a dozen p
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